Dealing With High Triglycerides And Hiv
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Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineAlthough it's possible that your high triglycerides are unrelated to HIVor your medications, the most common reason for high triglycerides inHIV-infected people is therapy with protease inhibitors (Crixivan inyour case). Most of the time the... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, and thanks for posting. The contribution of elevated triglycerides to the risk of stroke and heart attack is minor compared with other cardiovascular risk factors. So for triglycerides in the 300 range treatment is often not necessary. The... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineWhile it is true that fatty liver can be caused by HIV which can cause high triglycerides, the most common cause is just obesity and/or diabetes. The best treatment is simply a low fat diet, low sugar and low alcohol diet and exercise. So all of you... Read more »
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Posted by JimNC, 1 ReplyMy husband was diagnosed with HIV in 2009. He'd obviously been POS for quite a long time. (2,000,000+ HIV count, T cell 180). He went on Atripla, quickly reducing his HIV count from 2M-500K-50K-500 every 3 months, now undetectable. His T cells has... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »
Posted by IntrospectiveOne, 1 ReplyI'm posting this to let others know that hallmark symptoms of HIV that occur a few weeks after a high-risk sexual behavior don't necessarily mean one is infected. As I posted on July 1:
"I had sex (anal insertive) without a condom (I know, poor... Read more »
Posted by BeerMe30, 3 RepliesI have posted under different topics, really never sure which one is right. It has been a month after finding out positive. I just found out my lab results yesterday and it shows I have a high resistant form of HIV. I am just looking to hear from... Read more »
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